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2019 CVSA Roadcheck to Focus on Steering & Suspension Systems

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual International Roadcheck will run June 4th - 6th, 2019. During the International Roadcheck, inspectors will conduct the North American Standard Level I Inspection, a 37-step procedure that includes an examination of both driver operating requirements and vehicle mechanical fitness. This year’s blitz will place a special emphasis on steering and suspension systems.

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6 Behavioral Interviewing Tips (Infographic)

An in-person interview can be a critical step in the hiring process and can help a recruiter or hiring manager determine whether a job candidate fits the organizational safety culture and core values of your company. Studies have shown that behavioral interviewing can be an effective interviewing technique than can help the interviewer understand more about how a candidate might act when faces with a workplace concern or safety issue.

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8 Things to consider from OSHA and MSHA in 2018

It’s that time of year again: for employers to celebrate the successes of the prior year and make plans and resolutions for the new one.  With OSHA and MSHA are making New Year’s resolutions, too, and employers are well-advised to consider what actions these federal safety agencies may take in 2018 that could affect their businesses.

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Hurricanes & Protecting Your Valuables

From June through November, hurricanes are at their peak. During a hurricane, heavy rains and catastrophic winds barrel through coastal areas and can severely damage or destroy homes and businesses. According to CoreLogic, a property information and analytics company, an estimated 8.5 million properties were under significant risk of potential property damage, due to extreme weather conditions from the latest Hurricane Irma.

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Protect Your Home While You Are Away

Home sweet home . . Did you know that most burglaries occur during daylight hours when victims of burglary are either at school or work? Data from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program in 2015 shows that an average property loss accounted for $2,316 per break in. With an estimated 1,579,527 acknowledged housebreaks, victims suffered over $3.6 billion in property losses. Although that number has decreased by 0.6 percent from 2015 to 2016, these numbers do not account for any additional psychological costs to the homeowners.

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